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NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet LTE Lollipop upgrade lands on devices

NVIDIA is giving its SHIELD Tablet users a holiday gift. The promised Android 5.0 update, and all the other goodies that it will bring, is now available for the taking for the LTE models of the device, claimed to be the first LTE tablet in the US to get the update. Simply head to your device's Settings app to get to the System Update option. Don't be surprised if it isn't available yet immediately, as it does take some time for updates to completely roll out to everyone.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: here’s what’s going down

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and so are two of the biggest shopping days of the year. Black Friday and Cyber Monday will be overflowing with sales, discounts, and promos that will try to relieve you of the holiday tension. But what to get and where to get it? If you haven't made up your mind what to buy this holiday yet, here are some of the options available to you. Welcome to Android Community's mini shopping guide.

Development devices for Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 emerge

Intrinsyc Technologies has just revealed a couple of developer devices, including a smartphone, a tablet, and a development board, all of which are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. This will let application developers as well as device makers test and play around with Qualcomm's multi-talented system-on-chip even before the first commercial devices hit the market, probably next year.

Google’s Project Tango starts shipping to developers

If you’re a consumer, it may be hard to figure out what to do with Google’s Project Tango – which is really a high-powered tablet manufactured by LG with very special cameras and sensors that will be able to scan, map, and render real-world environments to 3D images. The tablet is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 chip and costs USD$1,024. But the device is specifically targeted for developers -- to whom Google has started shipping the device -- so you wouldn't have to answer that question yet.

Mophie introduces portable battery for smartphones, tablets

One major priority of all gadget owners these days is to extend the battery life of their devices as much as they can, particularly if they are frequently mobile. Mophie has been one of the brands that constantly bring out battery solution products to help us to avoid hugging walls with power sockets or constantly look for restaurants and coffee shops that have charging stations or power outlets. Their latest product line called Powerstation plus will enable your smartphone and tablet to have longer mobile life.

Verizon brings two new tablets: LG G Pad 7.0 LTE and 10.0 LTE

People are always looking towards to the holiday season not just to receive gifts from loved ones but to also buy new gadgets for themselves (or in younger people's case, to ask their parents for new gadgets). Verizon has just announced two new products that will vie for your wallet's attention: the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE and its slightly bigger cousin, the LG G Pad 10.0 LTE.

Amazon Game Studios outs Tales from Deep Space misadventure

In case you haven't heard, Amazon formed its own game studio, creatively named Amazon Game Studios, to develop exclusive content for its Android devices. The subsidiary has already produced a number of titles, most notable of which is perhaps To-Fu Fury. And here they are with yet another one, yet again a tried and true puzzle platformer in the form of Tales from Deep Space. And like the To-Fu, the plot isn't something you have to take seriously, but it can still lead to some serious fun, especially when experienced with a friend.

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet Compact owners get 3 free movies

If you have purchased a new Sony Xperia Z3 device recently, you may have three free full-length films waiting for you to download. Buyers who recently bought the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, or Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact need to check the Xperia lounge app. Sony is offering three popular films at no cost to buyers of these devices including The Amazing Spider-Man 2 among others.

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Lollipop update finally rolls out

That was quite a mouthful, but the goodies that SHIELD Tablet owners will be receiving in today's update will definitely be a handful as well. NVIDIA has started the release of its major update to the gaming device and, as promised, the update not only brings in Android 5.0 to the tablet but a whole host of new features, not least among them the new GRID on-demand game rental system that brings triple-A PC games to mobile.